Heuchera Forever® Purple

Heuchera Forever® Purple

Heuchera hybrid 'TNHEUFP' PPAF


Plant Patent Applied For.

This Coral Bells raises the bar for purple foliage plants, keeping its rich color for all four seasons! Vastly superior to other purple varieties, Forever® Purple boasts a vigorous multi-crown habit and extremely color-fast foliage.

Magenta pink flower spikes complement the foliage at the peak of its color in summer. The leaves are glossy, well-fluted, and untroubled by diseases.

Heuchera is a native Genus with woody roots and a rounded mound of attractive, ruffled foliage. In late spring the foliage is augmented with thin flowerstalks bearing small, colorful, bell-shaped blooms, earning it the common name 'Coral Bells'. Beloved by hummingbirds, Heuchera is a decorative favorite for woodland gardens and other shady spots. It prefers moist, organically rich soil, but beyond that is very low maintenance and very cold hardy. Highly tolerant of both heat and humidity, this gorgeous variety thrives in the South. This breakthrough cultivar is a must-have for mixed containers, waterside plantings, and shady borders! Photos show Heuchera in various climate conditions.

Heuchera
Coral Bells / Alum Root

Planting:

Space plants 12 inches apart. Choose a sunny or lightly shaded, sheltered location where the soil is rich and well-drained.


Maintenance:

Water during periods of drought. Apply a protective winter mulch once the ground has frozen. Plants may, if necessary, be divided every 3 to 4 years.


Zones:

Zones 3-9

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Tips for gardening in particularly hot, dry climates:


1. Water with a drip system whenever possible – soak the bed slowly and thoroughly to a depth of 10" to 12".

2. Watering deeply every 3 to 5 days is preferable to a shallow daily watering.

3. Water in the early morning, so foliage has time to dry.

4. Add a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch or similar material to aid in water retention and help keep the roots cool during hot weather.